May 16th, 2014
MT. JEWETT â€“ Don Warren Sr. of Mt. Jewett still has vivid memories of Japanese Kamikaze attacks on U.S. Navy ships in the Pacific Ocean during World War II.
He was serving aboard the USS Bingham troop transport ship that was taking soldiers to Okinawa for the invasion in 1945.
JAMES CITY â€“ Bill Edinger, chief of the Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department, believes itâ€™s time for critics to either attend fire department meetings to obtain information or end their vocal criticism.
BROOKVILLE â€“ The Kane girlsâ€™ track and field team finished third out of 21 teams that competed at Fridayâ€™s District 9 AA meet in Brookville. The Kane girls finished with 57 points, behind ECC with 105.5 and Johnsonburg with 103. Two Lady Wolves finished in the top two in their events to advance to next weekâ€™s PIAA tournament.
BROOKVILLE â€“ The Kane boys track and field team won their third straight District 9 AA title on Friday at Brookville. Four Wolves earned the right to compete in individual events next week at the PIAA Tournament in Shippensburg, while two Kane relay teams also placed in the top two to advance to the state meet.
Some students "never" feel safe in school, according to results of a survey revealed Thursday evening at a meeting of the Kane School Board's Community Outreach Committee.
The Pennsylvania Wilds Planning Team recognized an area business and local resident for their significant contributions in helping grow and develop the region's outdoor recreation economy and nature tourism.
Members of the Kane track and field teams travel to Brookville today to compete in the District 9 AA Championships. The top two finishers in each event qualify for next weekâ€™s PIAA Championship meet in Shippensburg. Athletes not in first or second place may also qualify for the state tournament if they reach a certain standard at the district meet. The Kane boys are the defending champions.
The Johnsonburg Ramettes and Kane Lady Wolves played five innings in a steady drizzle on Thursday at Flickerwood Field. The game was the final one of the regular season for the Johnsonburg squad and the final home game of the season for the Lady Wolves. The Ramettes exploded for 13 runs in the third inning and went on to win 21-6.
Unbeaten Elk County Catholic (ECC) pounded out 12 hits Wednesday in defeating Kane High School 11-1 at Pat Santilli Field in Kane.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders exploded for 13 runs in the second and third innings of Wednesday afternoonâ€™s game against Kane on the Lady Wolvesâ€™ home field. The Lady Crusaders used good pitching, timely hitting and patience at the plate in getting the 17-0 win in five innings.